IBM Cloud Security Engineer in Austin, Texas

IBM is seeking experienced Security Engineers to join its Cloud Security team. You’ll be involved in working directly with strategic customer accounts, and in implementing high-performance, high-scale cloud security solutions for them. You’ll also be working with cloud Security Architects and other product teams in order to deploy the most optimal security solutions to ensure maximum customer success.Cloud Security Engineer is a technical, customer-facing role having paramount impact on customers’ experience with IBM cloud solutions. As a Cloud Security Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Automation, Integration, Deployment and Operations of Security Solutions

  • Collaborating across IBM teams to build integrated security capabilities and solutions for client.

Key Requirements:

  • Scripting languages like Python, Ruby-on-Rails, Javascript, building and consuming Application Program Interfaces (APIs)/micro-services

  • Implement secure client solutions leveraging security capabilities around IBM Cloud Platforms

  • Demonstrated understanding of the enterprise threat and security landscape

  • Experience with building enterprise security solutions and building cloud applications

  • Knowledge on network security, application and data security, virtualization and open cloud technologies - openstack, cloudfoundry and docker

  • Demonstrated proficient oral and written communication skills

Additional acronyms found in this job posting:

  • RFP: Request for Proposal

  • Anti-DDoS: Distributed Denial of Service

  • WAF: web application firewall

  • IPS: Intrusion Prevention System

  • SIEM: Security information and event management

  • VPN: Virtual Private Network

  • GW: gateway

  • ASA: Adaptive Security Appliance

  • FW: Firewall

  • JunOS: Junos Network Operating System

  • HAProxy: High Availability Proxy

  • LB: Load Balancing

  • SAML: Security Assertion Markup Language

  • OAuth2 SSO: Open Standard for authorization Single Sign On

  • OpenID: open standard and decentralized authentication protocol

  • IAM: Identity and Access Management

  • PCI: Payment Card Industry

  • HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • ISO: International Organization for Standardization

  • FFIEC: Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council


  • 3 years' experience with Firewalls, IPS, VPN and other edge and network security components - Vyatta GW, Fortigate, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, Juniper JunOS FW

  • 2 years' experience with Load Balancing LB using edge nodes; Install/Configure/ Ops for NetScalar, HAProxy LBs

  • 3 years' experience with SAML, OAuth2 SSO and OpenID Connect implementations

  • 2 years' experience with SIEM like QRadar install, config, operations; QFlow design and integration

  • 2 years' experience with IAM

  • 2 years' experience with Scripting languages like Python, Ruby-on-Rails, Javascript, building and consuming APIs/micro-services

  • 2 years' experience with encryption tools / SW, best practice implementations2 years' experience with understanding of Compliance needs across Industry verticals - PCI, HIPAA, ISO, FFIEC, etc2 years' experience with ethical hacking and Pen testing

  • 1 year experience in a client-facing role

Client Technical Engagement